Smithsonian Guard Force, c. 1900

ID: 2002-10700

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1900

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder: 32

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The Guard Force of the United States National Museum in 1900. (Front) William H. Brelsford, William W. Wallingsford, William C. Weeden, George C. Neale, J. W. Westfall, (Rear) John J. Desmond, F. D. Queen, E. P. Herendeen, unidentified, Joseph H. Horan, and James T. Gant.


  • Gant, James Thomas
  • Office of Protective Services
  • United States National Museum


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The original negative number is 11805, 97-819, 18990, but that negative has been lost. There are 2 other photos of Smithsonian Guards: 19989 and 18988 in the same folder. Neg. # 18990 is in RU95 Box 29.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 28, Folder: 32

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


c. 1900

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  • Weeden, William C
  • Queen, F. D
  • Herendeen, E. P
  • Wallingsford, William W
  • Horan, Joseph H
  • Watchmen and Doorkeepers
  • Employees
  • Westfall, J.W
  • Museums
  • Security
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Neale, George C
  • Guard Force
  • African Americans
  • Brelsford, William H
  • Desmond, John J
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museums--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Group

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print

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